Margaret Pisani

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Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Disability in activities of daily living, depression, and quality of life among older medical ICU survivors: a prospective cohort study
    Michael T Vest
    Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, PO Box 208057, New Haven, CT 06520 8057 USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 9:9. 2011
  2. pmc Benzodiazepine and opioid use and the duration of intensive care unit delirium in an older population
    Margaret A Pisani
    Department of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Section, and the Program on Aging, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
    Crit Care Med 37:177-83. 2009
  3. pmc Delirium assessment in the intensive care unit: patient population matters
    Margaret A Pisani
    Department of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Section, and Program on Aging, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, PO Box 208057, New Haven, CT 06520 8057, USA
    Crit Care 12:131. 2008
  4. pmc Days of delirium are associated with 1-year mortality in an older intensive care unit population
    Margaret A Pisani
    Department of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Section, and the Program on Aging, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, P O Box 208057, New Haven, CT 06520 8057, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 180:1092-7. 2009
  5. pmc Factors associated with persistent delirium after intensive care unit admission in an older medical patient population
    Margaret A Pisani
    Department of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Section, and the Program on Aging, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8057, USA
    J Crit Care 25:540.e1-7. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Characteristics associated with delirium in older patients in a medical intensive care unit
    Margaret A Pisani
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Section, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8057, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1629-34. 2007
  7. pmc A research algorithm to improve detection of delirium in the intensive care unit
    Margaret A Pisani
    Department of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Section, and the Program on Aging, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8057, USA
    Crit Care 10:R121. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Short-term outcomes in older intensive care unit patients with dementia
    Margaret A Pisani
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8057, USA
    Crit Care Med 33:1371-6. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Cognitive impairment in the intensive care unit
    Margaret A Pisani
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT 06520 8057, USA
    Clin Chest Med 24:727-37. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Underrecognition of preexisting cognitive impairment by physicians in older ICU patients
    Margaret A Pisani
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, PO Box 208057, New Haven, CT 06520 8057, USA
    Chest 124:2267-74. 2003

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Publications22

  1. pmc Disability in activities of daily living, depression, and quality of life among older medical ICU survivors: a prospective cohort study
    Michael T Vest
    Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, PO Box 208057, New Haven, CT 06520 8057 USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 9:9. 2011
    ..We sought to determine the cross-sectional associations between disability in ADLs and QOL as measured by version one of the Short Form 12-item Health Survey (SF-12) at both one month and one year post-ICU discharge...
  2. pmc Benzodiazepine and opioid use and the duration of intensive care unit delirium in an older population
    Margaret A Pisani
    Department of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Section, and the Program on Aging, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
    Crit Care Med 37:177-83. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the impact of benzodiazepine or opioid use on the duration of ICU delirium in an older medical population...
  3. pmc Delirium assessment in the intensive care unit: patient population matters
    Margaret A Pisani
    Department of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Section, and Program on Aging, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, PO Box 208057, New Haven, CT 06520 8057, USA
    Crit Care 12:131. 2008
    ..Subsequently there has grown a body of literature regarding delirium assessment in critical illness. The present commentary briefly discusses delirium screening in an intensive care unit environment...
  4. pmc Days of delirium are associated with 1-year mortality in an older intensive care unit population
    Margaret A Pisani
    Department of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Section, and the Program on Aging, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, P O Box 208057, New Haven, CT 06520 8057, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 180:1092-7. 2009
    ..Delirium is a frequent occurrence in older intensive care unit (ICU) patients, but the importance of the duration of delirium in contributing to adverse long-term outcomes is unclear...
  5. pmc Factors associated with persistent delirium after intensive care unit admission in an older medical patient population
    Margaret A Pisani
    Department of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Section, and the Program on Aging, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8057, USA
    J Crit Care 25:540.e1-7. 2010
    ..This study was designed to identify factors associated with persistent delirium in an older medical intensive care unit (ICU) population...
  6. ncbi request reprint Characteristics associated with delirium in older patients in a medical intensive care unit
    Margaret A Pisani
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Section, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8057, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1629-34. 2007
    ..Delirium is a highly prevalent disorder among older patients in the intensive care unit...
  7. pmc A research algorithm to improve detection of delirium in the intensive care unit
    Margaret A Pisani
    Department of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Section, and the Program on Aging, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8057, USA
    Crit Care 10:R121. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop a research algorithm to enhance detection of delirium in critically ill ICU patients using chart review to complement a validated clinical delirium instrument...
  8. ncbi request reprint Short-term outcomes in older intensive care unit patients with dementia
    Margaret A Pisani
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8057, USA
    Crit Care Med 33:1371-6. 2005
    ..To determine the impact of dementia on the outcomes of intensive care unit (ICU) care and use of ICU interventions among older patients...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cognitive impairment in the intensive care unit
    Margaret A Pisani
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT 06520 8057, USA
    Clin Chest Med 24:727-37. 2003
    ..Moreover, studies that examine the impact of delirium prevention in the ICU on rates of delirium, duration and persistence of delirium, and long-term cognitive and functional outcomes post-ICU stay are greatly needed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Underrecognition of preexisting cognitive impairment by physicians in older ICU patients
    Margaret A Pisani
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, PO Box 208057, New Haven, CT 06520 8057, USA
    Chest 124:2267-74. 2003
    ..Little is known, however, about physician recognition of preexisting cognitive impairment in the ICU and which patient factors may play a role in physician recognition...
  11. ncbi request reprint Screening for preexisting cognitive impairment in older intensive care unit patients: use of proxy assessment
    Margaret A Pisani
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School ofMedicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:689-93. 2003
    ..To determine the prevalence of preexisting cognitive impairment (CI) in patients admitted to the medical intensive care unit (ICU) and compare two different proxy measures of preexisting CI in ICU patients...
  12. doi request reprint Considerations in caring for the critically ill older patient
    Margaret A Pisani
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Intensive Care Med 24:83-95. 2009
    ..This article will review important physiologic changes of aging, as well as sepsis and delirium and outcomes of older ICU patients...
  13. doi request reprint Medical ICU admission diagnoses and outcomes in human immunodeficiency virus-infected and virus-uninfected veterans in the combination antiretroviral era
    Kathleen M Akgün
    Department of Internal Medicine, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT, USA
    Crit Care Med 41:1458-67. 2013
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  14. doi request reprint The changing epidemiology of HIV-infected patients in the intensive care unit
    Kathleen M Akgün
    Department of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Section, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Intensive Care Med 26:151-64. 2011
    ..Future studies are needed to address the role of age, associated comorbidities and impact of HAART on outcomes of HIV-infected patients admitted to the ICU...
  15. pmc Critical illness in HIV-infected patients in the era of combination antiretroviral therapy
    Kathleen M Akgün
    VA Connecticut Healthcare System, Department of Internal Medicine, West Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Proc Am Thorac Soc 8:301-7. 2011
    ..In addition, we consider issues related to administration of ART in the ICU and identify important areas of future research...
  16. doi request reprint Risk factors for hospitalization and medical intensive care unit (MICU) admission among HIV-infected Veterans
    Kathleen M Akgün
    Department of Internal Medicine, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT 06510, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 62:52-9. 2013
    ..We also asked whether AIDS and non-AIDS conditions increased risk after accounting for VACS Index score...
  17. pmc Epidemiology and management of common pulmonary diseases in older persons
    Kathleen M Akgün
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Section, Department of Internal Medicine, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 67:276-91. 2012
    ..Finally, we will address the relationship between comorbidities, pulmonary symptoms, and quality of life in older patients with pulmonary diseases...
  18. ncbi request reprint Mechanical ventilation and acute respiratory distress syndrome in older patients
    Jonathan M Siner
    Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, P O Box 208057, TAC S441C, New Haven, CT 06520 8057, USA
    Clin Chest Med 28:783-91, vii. 2007
    ..We conclude with what is known about age and its impact on mortality and functional outcomes after mechanical ventilation...
  19. ncbi request reprint Detection of delirium in the intensive care unit: comparison of confusion assessment method for the intensive care unit with confusion assessment method ratings
    Lynn McNicoll
    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:495-500. 2005
    ..To compare the Confusion Assessment Method (CAM) and CAM for the Intensive Care Unit (CAM-ICU) methods for detecting delirium in alert, nonintubated older ICU patients...
  20. pmc The use of missingness screens in clinical epidemiologic research has implications for regression modeling
    Peter H Van Ness
    Program on Aging, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University, School of Medicine, 300 George Street Suite 775, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:1239-45. 2007
    ..We illustrate methods for understanding whether missing values are ignorable and describe implications of their use in regression modeling...
  21. ncbi request reprint Delirium in the intensive care unit: occurrence and clinical course in older patients
    Lynn McNicoll
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:591-8. 2003
    ..To describe the occurrence of delirium in a cohort of older medical intensive care unit (ICU) patients and its short-term duration in the hospital and to determine the association between preexisting dementia and the occurrence of delirium...
  22. pmc Does gender impact intensity of care provided to older medical intensive care unit patients?
    Kathleen M Akgün
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Section, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street P O Box 208057, New Haven, CT 06520 8057, USA
    Crit Care Res Pract 2010:404608. 2010
    ..Conclusions. In contrast with other reports from the cardiac critical care literature, as measured by the TISS-28, gender-based care delivered to older MICU patients in this cohort was equivalent...

Research Grants4

  1. Impact of Psychoactive Drugs on Delirium in ICU Patients
    Margaret Pisani; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Ultimately, we hope this work will lead to the development of specific interventions in ICU drug therapy vital to the care of more than four million critically ill patients in the United States. ..
  2. Feasibility of Measuring Sleep in a Critical Care Environment
    Margaret Pisani; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  3. Feasibility of Measuring Sleep in a Critical Care Environment
    Margaret A Pisani; Fiscal Year: 2010
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